My thimbles

Collecting thimbles

I saw this thimble marked “December” which is the month that I was born. I decided to start a collection of thimbles that would remind me of places I’ve been and people that I have met. Each one tells a story and their number are increasing. Each one holds a memory to treasure.

This is my old plastic thimble which brings fond memories of my late Grandmother. She did a lot of sewing and passed on to me her love of it.

This thimble is from Sofia, capital of Bulgaria
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The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Built in Neo-Byzantine style, it serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world, as well as one of Sofia's symbols and primary tourist attractions.

This thimble is from Rila Manastery.
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The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. The monastery is named after its founder, the hermit Ivan of Rila (876 - 946 AD). Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria's most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction for both Bulgaria and Southern Europe

Thank you London for a “happy and glorious ” Olympic Games, 2012 "!

From visit to Saint Peterburg
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Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal subject. It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea

Sheringham Park in UK. Famous for its vast collection of rhododendrons and azaleas

Memories from Nessabar, Bulgaria
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Nessabar is a one of the most prominent tourist destinations and seaports on the Black Sea.
Nesebar has on several occasions found itself on the frontier of a threatened empire, and as such it is a town with a rich history. The ancient part of the town is situated on a peninsula (previously an island) connected to the mainland by a narrow man-made isthmus, and it bears evidence of occupation by a variety of different civilisations over the course of its existence. Its abundance of historic buildings prompted UNESCO to include Nesebar in its list of World Heritage Sites in 1983.

Memories of Barcelona and Gaudi's creations

Аll together

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